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Visitor Essentials

From visiting the Te Awamutu isite Visitor Information Centre,

to getting around Te Awamutu, here you'll find all the information you need to plan your visit to Te Awamutu.

About Te Awamutu 

Literally translated, Te Awamutu means 'the river cut short', marking the end of the navigable section of the Manga-o-hoi Stream

Te Awamutu is also known as the ‘Rose town’, for it's many elaborate Rose Gardens in the centre of town (opposite the isite).

History of Te Awamutu

Te Awamutu has a history stretching back to the fourteenth century, when Tainui landed at Kawhia and settled the area. It was home to the Otawhao Mission and St John's Church which was erected in the 1850's and still stands today.

Te Awamutu isite Visitor Information Centre

The Te Awamutu isite Visitor Information Centre offers tourism information and visit planning for Te Awamutu visitors and locals. The isite provides comprehensive, impartial information and a booking service for Te Awamutu and New Zealand for accommodation, activities, attractions and travel bookings.

The Burchell Pavillion venue is attached to the Centre and available for hire for meetings,  workshops, training groups etc....has full kitchen the isite for more information and bookings.

Te Awamutu Event Venues

Hosting a corporate event? Need a meeting space? Looking for somewhere special or interesting to go? Here you'll find listings for Te Awamutu Venues. 

Getting around Te Awamutu

Located 30 kilometres south of Hamilton, Te Awamutu is on State Highway 3, one of the two main routes south from Auckland and Hamilton.

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